Care Companion

$24.00 - $26.00 hourly
  • Mercy Health
  • Montrose VIC, Australia
  • Jan 14, 2020
Part Time Aged Care

Job Description

Mercy Place - Montrose
Permanent Part Time,Casual

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Are you an energetic, innovative carer looking for the next exciting step in your career that enables you to be part of an exciting team responsible for delivering a new model of Aged Care in a brand new facility?

We have Part-Time and Casual positions available in our state of the art facility at the foot of picturesque Mount Dandenong - Mercy Place Montrose.

The Care Companion is responsible for all primary care needs of our residents including ADL care, provision of meals, cleaning and laundry.  This role will contribute to a successful and sustainable care culture for our residents and families. Mercy Place Montrose offers small household living – a small number of residents living together in each of our homes. Designed and built to feel just like home - with home cooked meals, comfortable spaces and personal laundry, our homes are connected to a village square with shops, where residents can walk, share coffee or enjoy time out with family and friends.

  • Part Time/Casual Positions available - weekend work available
  • Located at Mercy Place - Montrose
  • Provide quality resident-focused care utilising a person-centred approach
  • Take an active role in getting to know our residents and their families
  • Undertake care and documentation to the highest standard.

 ABOUT YOU:

  • Certificate III or IV in Aged Care or Individual Support
  • Previous experience in Aged Care is essential
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Previous experience in cooking or in a hospitality environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of person-centred care

ABOUT US:

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women’s health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Well-being programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working.



Applications Close: 31/01/2020

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Posting Date

Jan 14, 2020